One Day To Stage

Sat 29 June, no fee to participate.
Call for entries

The Scottish Youth Theatre Venue is hosting a one day festival of new theatre. We are looking for entries of small theatre groups, solo performers, anyone who wants to test themselves against the clock and make theatre!

The task

Produce a short play in 10 hours to be performed that evening in front of an audience. All the help you get is a room and a tech.
We are looking for theatre makers to come together for a one day festival to explore your creative instinct. Participants will receive the same line, prop, character, sound effect with a different genre. You will then have 10 hours to devise, write, rehearse, and tech a piece to show to an audience in the evening.

Rules of the day

a) 10 hours to devise a play
b) No more than 10 minutes
c) Must use line; prop; character; sound effect.
d) Random genre (picked from a hat) one of two possible
e) Lighting minimal
f) Can be scripted or not (with script in hand)
g) Audience provide feedback
h) Participants must be aged 16 – 25. Open to any level of theatre maker.

With only a limited number of places for participants, click here to book your group in.

Deadline to register to participate 20 June.

If you have any questions, please email


Performances will take place 7:30pm on Sat 29 June

Buy tickets for the performances at £5 each here

Register here
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